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1 NASA - Astrobiology: Science Learning Activities for Afterschool

K-8 and Informal Astrobiology gives young thinkers the opportunity to explore topics related to the search for life beyond their own planet. As they complete the activities in the guide, students will use some of the same strategies that astrobiologists use. Each of the eight activities takes about one hour to complete...

2 Space Math I

These activities comprise a series of 20 practical mathematics applications in space science. This collection of activities is based on a weekly series of space science problems distributed to teachers during the 2004-2005 school year. The problems in this booklet investigate space weather phenomena and math applications such as solar flares, satellite orbit decay, magnetism, the Pythagorean Theorem, order of operations and...

3 Rockets Educator Guide

The activities and lesson plans contained in this educator guide emphasize hands-on science, prediction, data collection and interpretation, teamwork, and problem solving. The guide also contains background information about the history of rockets and basic rocket science...

4 Aeronautics Educator Guide

The activities in this guide help students learn the basic principles of flight...

5 Meteorology: An Educator's Resource for Inquiry-Based Learning for Grades 5-9

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6 Lunar Nautics: Designing a Mission to Live and Work on the Moon Educator Guide

The Lunar Nautics Educator Guide has 40 activities. Students assume roles of workers at Lunar Nautics Space Systems, Inc., a fictional aerospace company specializing in mission management, lunar habitat and exploration design, and scientific research...

7 Space Math II

These activities comprise a series of 24 practical mathematics applications in space science. This collection of activities is based on a weekly series of space science problems distributed to teachers during the 2005-2006 school year. The problems in this booklet investigate science and mathematics concepts such as solar energy; stars; scientific notation; and distance, rate and time...

8 Black Hole Math

Use Black Hole Math as a classroom challenge activity, an assessment tool or an enrichment activity. The problems in this booklet investigate black hole science and mathematics concepts including parts of a simple black hole and calculating gravitational potential energy...

9 Radiation Math

Problems in Radiation Math use mathematical applications to explain concepts such as background radiation; radiation effects on humans and technology; radon gas; sun spot cycles; and the Van Allen Belts. The problems in this guide include basic math, geometry, unit conversions, analyzing graphs, and graphical and function integrations. The one-page assignments are accompanied by one-page answer keys....

10 NASA at 50 - 2004: X-43A Sets Speed Record for Jet-Powered Aircraft

This set is part of the Discovery Education "NASA at 50" Series. Each set includes a video clip, an audio clip and a teachers guide. This episode profiles NASA's X-43A scramjet program, which set new records in hypersonic flight and pushed the limits of aircraft technology...